Tag Archives: Depression

Maternal Depression, But Not Exposure to SSRIs, Associated with Worse Executive Functioning in Children  

While we have considerable data on the use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) during pregnancy, most of this research focuses on the risk of congenital malformations in exposed children.  We have far less information regarding the long-term effects of SSRI antidepressants on neurodevelopmental outcomes in exposed children. A recent study looks at executive functioning… Read More »

Hearing Loss Can Increase Your Risk Of Depression

Research has discovered that older people with age-related hearing loss experienced more depressive symptoms; the more the hearing loss, the more the risk of having symptoms of depression. The results indicate that treating age-related hearing loss, an under recognized and under treated condition among all older people, could be one method to help prevent late-life… Read More »

Post-Natal Depression in Dads Could Be Linked To Emotional Problems in Their Teenage Daughters

Post partum depression in fathers (Photo Credits: Pixabay) Washington D.C. [USA], Dec 29: According to a new study, daughters of fathers, as well as mothers who experience post-natal depression, are more likely to suffer from depression and emotional problems themselves during their teenage years. The study was published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry and found that… Read More »